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CRUCIFER (Nicholson)

Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson

Sir Sydney Hugo Nicholson MVO (9 February 1875 – 30 May 1947) was an English choir director, organist and composer, now chiefly remembered as the founder of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM). He was born in London (the son of Charles Nicholson) and educated at Rugby School, New College, Oxford and the Royal College of Music. He was organist at Barnet Parish Church, Lower Chapel, Eton College, Carlisle Cathedral, Manchester Cathedral, and Westminster Abbey. Combined with his organist posts he edited the 'Hymns Ancient and Modern' supplement that was published in 1916, a task in which he was still engaged when the 1950 revised edition was on the stocks. Something momentous would have to occur to persuade most away from playing the org… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson (1916)
Incipit: 51545 34562 23516
Key: B♭ Major


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #563
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #3746
Text: Lift High the Cross
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Worship and Rejoice #287
Text: Lift High the Cross
  • Full Score (XML)
  • Bulletin Score (XML)
  • Bulletin Score (melody only) (XML)


Instances (1 - 70 of 70)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African American Heritage Hymnal #242TextPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #508
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #35
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #707Text
Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #437
Baptist Hymnal 1991 #594TextFlexscore
Baptist Hymnal 2008 #236FlexscorePage Scan
Catholic Book of Worship III #435
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #415TextPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #108TextPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #563ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #579TextPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #602Page Scan
Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #499
Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #394
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #194TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #660TextPage Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #881Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #791TextPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #785
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #826Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #473Text
Hymnal Supplement II #36
Hymnal: A Worship Book #321
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #537
Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #508Text
Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #171Page Scan
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #263
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #726
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #264TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #837TextFlexscorePage Scan
Lutheran Worship #311
Mil Voces para Celebrar: Himnario Metodista #164
Moravian Book of Worship #623Text
New English Praise: a supplement to the New English Hymnal #641
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #721FlexscorePage Scan
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #371TextPage Scan
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #373Text InfoTune InfoTextAudio
Rejoice Hymns #312
Rejoice in the Lord #415Page Scan
Renew! #297TextPage Scan
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #115TextPage Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #362
Sing Joyfully #523TextPage Scan
Sing With Me #243TextPage Scan
Sing! A New Creation #15b
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #259Text
Singing the Faith #276
Songs for Life #171TextPage Scan
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #450TextPage Scan
The Christian Life Hymnal #203
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #680
The Cyber Hymnal #3746TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #304TextPage Scan
The New Century Hymnal #198TextPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal #159TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #71
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #72
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #73
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #74Page Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #75Page Scan
The Worshiping Church #229TextFlexscorePage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #351
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #263TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #151TextPage Scan
Worship (3rd ed.) #704Text
Worship (4th ed.) #885
Worship and Rejoice #287TextScoreFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Worship Supplement 2000 #769TextPage Scan
찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #174
Include 3 pre-1979 instances